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that medicaid funding in obamacare. tell me what you are looking for. guest: we are looking for $20 billion in advance medicaid funding. that is the amount of cuts to the defense budget for the sequester. it is just initial discussions. at the end of the day obama care is not working well. the website will eventually get up and running at the end of the day. those kind of problems will continue no matter what happens on the budget discussion. our other republicans of your mindset or with many of them tried to do what we saw a few months ago? guest: the sequester is the big issue. that was small budget costs -- what it cuts. -- budget cuts. if we can maintain those cuts, that is a step in the right direction and if we can do something about rolling back obama care, we will see some progress. there are enrollment error stories, talking about the number signing up. what are your concerns on the technical aspect of the website? guest: it is not a failed website, it is a failed health care approach. can washington improve our health care system? they are welcome to. are the white house as they o
: thank you, mr. speaker. mr. speaker, since obamacare implementation began on october 1, the president has spent much f his time talking about the malfunctioning website. however, i would remind the president of his own words several weeks ago. obamacare is more than just a website. the website was supposed to be the easy part. and the more people sign on to it, they will be made aware of the real problems with obamacare. in fact, when the millions of americans currently losing their health care plans try to log on will be care.gov, they met with drastically increased emiums, skyrocketing out-of-pocket cost, and reduced access to the doctors and hospitals they know. these problems are in direct contrast to the repeated promises made by the president. my constituents are rightly concerned with these broken promises and they are regularly contacting me and my office to voice their concerns. for instance, gillian in sparta, tennessee, wrote to me, and i quote, every year in the past my health care insurance has increased by small percentages. sometimes 5%, sometimes by 7%. this past week
. >> coming up - the white house relaunched its revamped obamacare website and claims 90% of the problems are fixed. why an insurance companies concerned about a knew issue. we are tracking what is happening on the web? >> there's a customised way of treating patience that may change the future of medicine. we ask you to send us your movember moustaches, and you did. join the conversation throughout the show on twitter, and google+ and facebook places. >> for those suffering from frustrating obamacare shopping experience, december is a crucial month. they have until december 23rd to sign up if they hope to get coverage by new year's day. the white house declared healthcare.gov is 90% cured of its troubles. with a consumer crash, how will it hold up. joining me to discuss the latest is jennifer haberkorn, a reporter for "politico," thee covered the affordable care act since 2009 and michael shure is a political contributor to al jazeera, joining us from los angeles. jennifer, a lot of talk about the improvement of the obamacare website. is it really and dramatically in better shape. >> the
not demonstrated its expertise or a willingness consider what effect obamacare is going to have on the health of this country. host: on twitter -- referring to senator mary landrieu who is up for reelection. been in clarksburg, west virginia. it democrat. you.r: good morning to i will tell you the truth. yeah, you want to fire someone. the house.get rid of when people don't do their jobs -- you want to fire somebody for not doing their job? these characters who always want to know about benghazi. tell me the truth about iraq. host: robert lambert on twitter. jerry, independent caller. texas. why are we complicating things? infighting. let's sit down and have discussions and work things out. quit pointing fingers. things.he complications i don't care what happened in in 2013.use we are how are we going to progress? how are we going to move forward if all we're doing is debating? argumentt about the , the formerrt gibbs press secretary to the white in order tog that restore people's trust in , the presidentn has to hold somebody accountable. caller: the only message that sent is that congress i
. stopped enforcement of mandatory sentencing. stopped parts of obamacare. the benghazi issue. the ag being held in content. irs is -- how many more things do you think has to occur? i'm thinking like a prosecuted. one of those in and of itself is not enough evidence. two of those in and of itself is not is not evidence. the violations that i see, that which is listed, and there are many more, i think is enough evidence to start asking questions, where do you see the line drawn in what i've cited here as enough evidence to start asking questions about presidents exceeding their power? >> well, first of all, congressman, i can't address all of the speed i don't expect you to. >> but many of those things -- let's be honest about it, our honest disagreements about policy, or about how to interpret the law. spin to your interpretation of the law -- you are saying, you don't agree with way perhaps i'm interpreting the law so you say i'm wrong. >> no. just to finish the sentence. raising the specter of some kind of grotesque presidential assertion of unwarranted authority, it's just not based on
$500 per stitch? consider this: how do hospitals th will it get better or worse with obamacare? also, an al jazeera exclusive brings new questions to light over iran's influentialing program. plus the energy drink business is exploding with little regulation. we will hear from a doctor whose new study is adding to growing concerns safety. >>> can you live your life paying for everything by only using online currency? we will be joined by a couple who live in -- or who lived in banking. >>> hello. i am antonio mora. we begin with outrageous hospital bills. the mysterious methods hospitals use often puzzle experts. how can it cost one person in california $1,500 to get stitches when the person next to them is charged $500 more and the same treatment in florida could cost over $3,000? as al jazeera's janet tuboni reports, higher costs do not necessarily equal better care. renewing a long-standing debate prices. >> hospital costs have americans fed up with the system. >> i think insurance companies and hospitals and healthcare in general are really over the top >> reporter: some e
called obamacare successes. he spoke at the white house part of it live here on fox news channel, surrounded by people he says are benefiting from the new law. his aides say it's an effort to move past the problems with the enrollment web site which the feds say they have dramatically improved. the white house says around a million people visited healthcare.gov just yesterday, and if the vast majority did not have any problems. the president says that is proof the law is now working. >> after just the first month, despite all the problems in the roll-out, half a million people across the country are poised to gain healthcare coverage through market places and medicaid beginning on january 1st. some for the very first time. we know that. half a million people. >> and as the president tries to move focus from the web site itself and back to the basic office the healthcare law, republican leaders are doing the same, and attacking the law itself. >> it's not just a broken web site. this bill is fundamentally flawed. 'causing people to lose the doctor of their choice, causing them to
this play book against obamacare the other day. they are not trying to work with us and try to address the issues. yes, there are problems. there is no denying that. let's work to fix them. we know what it looks like when they are fixed and looks like colorado and -- california and new york. >> reporter: kentucky, california, north carolina have their own state exchange websites which were also pretty slow when they first launched. as for the federal site the white house says enrollment jumped from 30-80%. white house still calling the site a work in progress. >> but you actually visited the site this morning, didn't you, what did you find? was it different and faster? >> it was faster because i logged on october 1st and that was pretty rough going that day and today it was definitely pretty quick. in fact, the true test i think that will happen here is for this repaired website is when there is maybe an on slot of people trying to enroll come before the december 23rd deadline so coverage can kick in on the 1st. >> thanks for joining us erica. parts of the country are getting hit with
that is a treasure-trove for cybercriminals and identity thieves. further, the obamacare website interacts with the i.r.s. and social security administration databases thereby exposing americans to even greater risk of theft of their most private personal information. in their written testimony, these experts warn the following about the health care.gov website. quote, there are clear indicators that even basic security was not, not built into the healthcare.gov website, end quote. quote, the vast amount of healthcare.gov code also means asupplying industry standards, security practices is a task that can have no real chance of success. end quote. healthcare.gov, quote, creates massive opportunity for fraud, scams, deceptive trade practices, identity theft, and more, end quote. mr. speaker, these threats to american family finances prompted me to ask the panel of cybersecurity experts within, under obamacare, americans can seek compensation from the federal government for financial losses caused by use of healthcare.gov. in reply not one expert, not one indicated obamacare requires the federal govern
. what would you say, what are your thoughts on obamacare? and i ask because while generally when the bill was implement it we were all universally against it. i do think that lately our tone has been sounding like a witchhunt. because everyone kind of things that would be like a winning issue and everything like that but i'm not so convinced just yet and i'm curious about your thoughts on the. secondly, i was curious about what you think, what's been called in immediate the gop civil war. so while i applaud you for coming out and saying what you feel anything like that, i've been told as the republican chairman to tone it down, be friendly, show an image of unity. so i'm just -- >> who is telling you? who is telling you to tone it down? >> in party. we want to make sure that we look healthy spent live free or die. [laughter] spent there you go. amen to that. >> look, on your second question, not to get overdramatic, i'm not too fond of the term civil war when it comes to what's going on in the republican party. maybe it's because i lived through one, and so i don't, i don't -- on
republicans disapprove of the obamacare or affordable care act. we actually at half of our polling a thousand people about questions related to at fordable care ago. the other half about obamacare. essentially the numbers are about the same. and democrats were significantly more likely to support. >> woodruff: any greater sense of why people, why these young people feel so strongly? >> yeah, there was-- we're not actually too surprised by this. for the last several cycles that we've polled, we've seen the overall level of trust between young people and the powers within washington, d.c. whether the administration, republicans, democrats in congress, actually kind of lose trust every single day. so number one, coming out of washington, d.c. would have a lard time getting traction among millennials. also when you take a step back. when you think about the messages that millennials have been hearing, it is less about them, the benefits to them. it is more about it is necessary for them to join in order to compensate for older, sicker americans. so i don't think the narrative has been particularl
the economic benefits of the affordable care act. >>> 80,000 californians have signed up for obamacare. kpix 5 is gathering experts for a hotline. representatives will be here at kpix 5 all day today to answer your questions. simply call between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. and the number is 1-888-5-helps- u. >>> all right. 4:41 now. and unbelievable rescue caught on tape. how the man survived under water for days after his boat sank in the atlantic. >> and a mystery tipper is spreading the wealth at bay area restaurants. the message that he leaves behind along with thousands of dollars. we'll be right back. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, underwater for almost 3 day. after his tugboa >>> check this amazing video of an underwater rescue that man trapped under water for almost three days after his tugboat sank in may. he was trapped in a four-foot square air pocket. he was then rescued and spent two days in a decompression chamber and returned home in good shape. >>> a big tipper is visiting bay area residents. who is this? kpix 5 reporter christin ayers reports. >> reporter: it began with two men having a steak dinne
on the minds of america right now, as they witness the utter disaster of a rollout of obamacare. as the gentleman knows, his constituents as well as mine, are faced with higher premiums, faced with the realization now that the president has broken a major promise. when he had said to the american people that they could keep their health care plans if they liked it. and we know now that wasn't true. so people are having to go and figure out what kind of plans are actually there for them. the administration has claimed this week the website is working just fine. we know good and well the back end of that website is not working just fine. i'm glad that people are able, maybe, to get on and see what's there. we don't really know because of the lack of transparency as to how successful the signups and enrollments are being. we do know, though, that most americans in the individual plan arena are facing higher premiums . those that have had to give up their plans are facing higher premiums, and plans that they don't necessarily choose that they are now forced to have because of the op
to kimberly to start. let me ask you about the common core standards. you said you think that obamacare is bad and the implementation of the common core is far worse. who is to blame and anyone stepping up to fix this? >> i am not a big believer in blame. i am a union leader and i could easily say, this one, this one, this one. if we are not rolling up our sleeves and actually engaging, then we are in the same debate over who cares about kids. i care about kids, no, i care about kids. that is a debate we are having. let me just say, this is what i think is happened. we do education policy by press release. i think the governors and the state chiefs will write about saying, let's figure out a set of standards that are aligned to what kids need to know about the global economy. they move pretty fast about it. we were engaged with them and brought a lot of teachers who critiqued the materials and things like that. that is what matters. the public was not involved, parents were not involved, districts were not involved. it felt like, because of the speed at which it went, and because the federal g
. under obamacare, this arbitrary selection of 50, defining a large corporation, does not fit with the burial spirit. -- with the entrepreneurial spirit. do you think we should increase cost that of fte would trigger the affordable care act? andou believe 50 is too low we, as congress, should increase it to a number higher than 50. you need the facts and circumstances test on who has the today control. if you increase it to 50, the same thing happens beyond 50, 200.er it is 75, 150, the 30 hour rule, i believe increasing the number would alleviate the number of issues. it is a legislative fix. there would have to be a change to the statute itself. comeshink the challenge in that every industry cannot be put in the same box. of any the evaluation organization that tries to encapsulate multiple industries, there are always different materials for the industries. with a at an industry , iewhat mobile workforce think the costs are going to be significantly higher for the same number of employees, the same number of ftes, as it would for a larger workforce. >> thank you. >> yes, i
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the plants. back in 2010, cbs chief actuary did a report on the impact of obamacare to medicare advantage. he wrote and i quote we estimate that in 2017 -- i know you touched on this, but elaborate, please. we estimate that in 2017 when the m.a. provisions will be fully phased in enrollment in medicare advantage plans will be lower i about 50%, does this track with your own analysis of these cuts of? >> apps alluded. as you for today medicare advantage is a high quality program, very popular. even more popular nationwide. the senior population is rising 10,000 beneficiaries every day. one would expect that if nothing else changed you would see more enrollment, a lot more. we are going to see less. what's changed is a financial foundation, the cuts under a maple make it impossible for plans to survive and those that survive will have to change the networks and their benefits and the cost-sharing in ways that seniors will find under struggle. the net result will be less availability of medicare advantage. >> next question for you. some democrats have been pushing the accountable care organizati
in terms of growing government is causing all this anguish. this is coupled with obamacare, which is a total nightmare. i premium has gone up. this is ridiculous. what is usually created is the new underclass, the educated poor. the man does not care about free enterprise. wants government in charge of everything. it is a different philosophy than a republican would have. that if romney were elected, we would be coming out of this by now. with all this government regulation and the government goes -- the government knows best and comes first, as sky has never worked hard. arrogant,most polarizing, racist president we have ever had. the only people making excuses for him are the morally weak and politically correct liberal white apologists and the plaque -- and the black racists in the name of political correctness. everyone else is realistic enough to see the frog has dissipated and this guy is a total fraud. he will go down as one of the worst presidents this country has ever had. he does not care about the pain the americans are going through. >> joe from new york, good morning.
this and obamacare is terrible. and so those were the guys i wanted to talk to. they were quites with the leaflet. the ideas. so i said to them, you know, is your stuff? they said who are you? i said actually i'm a academic. i'm a researcher and doing research on these organizations. these ideas and trying to understand the guys about it. and i studied men who believe this stuff. and they, you know, a punch of them looked at me suspiciously and said asked me questions. and i just said, look, here is what i am. you know, i don't get. so but here is my job. i want to understand how you guys see the world. you will not convince me and i will not convince you. it's off the table. i want to understand why you think the way you do. "downward mobility: racial and gender-equality." on the fear, anxiety, and rage of angry white men. sunday night on 9:00 on "after words." back -- part of booktv on c-span2. >>> president obama said today that income inequality is, quote, the defining challenge of our time. to close the growing gap between the rich and poor in america he called for increase in minimum wage.
an income of about $42,000 a year. obamacare, the company she was working for drop the insurance for the employees. hour.kes $10.35 an she tried to get on the federal program and could not do it. they were supposed to call her back but did not call her back. the cheapest we found is $900 a month. that is nearly $12,000 a year. i have a subsidy with my social security. they take out around $100 on that and the subsidy is around $150. is over 1/3, just for my health insurance, not counting my automobile and everything else. what are we going to do? there just ain't no way we can afford that kind of insurance cost. insurance,the health the prices you are talking it is, does that include -- hard to know. i couldn't tell if that included tax credits that might be eligible for based on their income. if it does and that is more than they can afford, there is no answer to that. is health insurance. if the premiums may cap more income, you dour not have to comply with the individual mandate. that calleruld do more specific information. care obama's new health fix-it man. a post just went
of obamacare has to do with a long- standing observation and a plan around it that we need young people to enroll. oft is true regardless the affordable care act. it was always going to be true. it was always going to be important. it was always the case, as i think we have discussed here in this room. younger people are more likely to wait to later stages of the enrollment process to enroll. this is part of a broader effort that we will be undertaking to make sure that americans around the country understand the advantages of having insurance and the need to have it and all of the options available to them. i will leave it to folks on the political side who have looked at that. we are in pretty stark disagreement with some of the polls, particularly on youth and the afford will care act. there are good polls and apples. -- and bad polls. debate?ere a fear of basically, the percentage of americans who want to repeal the affordable care act has not changed at all. i think that speaks to the kind of entrenched political nature of this debate over the past several weeks. it is always been
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